Lecturer in Early Modern Global History, Queen Mary (University of London)

Our colleagues at Queen Mary, University of London, have recently advertised a post for Lecturer in Early Modern Global History (1500-1800). The School of History at Queen Mary, explains the announcement, now seeks to appoint an outstanding historian whose research touches upon some of the following areas: the understanding of `proto-globalisation’, trade networks, slavery, manufacturing, commodities…

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer/Reader/Professor Position in Global History, University of Essex

Our colleagues at the University of Essex (located in Colchester, England) have announced a job search for a position in Global History. “The Department,” the announcement notes, wishes to appoint to a post in Global History as part of its strategy to strengthen teaching and research expertise in global and transnational themes in History. The…

Sir Christopher Bayly (1945-2015)

The Toynbee Prize Foundation mourns the recent and unexpected passing of Professor Sir Christopher Bayly, the leading historian of India and the British Empire and a pioneer in the field of global history. As a recent obituary by Richard Drayton explains, Bayly made prodigious contributions to the field of South Asian history, and his The Birth of…

Global History Student Conference (Freie Universität Berlin, April 25-26)

A quick note to readers based in central Europe: this weekend (April 25-26), the Friedrich-Meinecke-Institut of the Freie Universität Berlin will host a Global History Student Conference, featuring ten panels with the work of graduate students hailing from around the world. The conference will also feature two workshops (“Collaborative Working” and “Global History and International Development: Listening…

Lecturer in Modern History, University of Manchester

The University of Manchester has advertised a Lecturer position in Modern History that may be of interest to readers of the Global History Blog. The announcement explains that We welcome applications from candidates with expertise in any of the following fields post-1750: The history of international development The history of inequalities The history of human…

Lecturer in Global & World History, Queen Mary (University of London)

Our colleagues at Queen Mary (University of London) have announced a fixed-term position of interest to scholars of world and global history. “Following the recent award to Dr Kim A. Wagner of a prestigious Marie Curie Global Fellowship,” reads the announcement,” the School of History is seeking to appoint a Lecturer in Global/World history for a…

Gregory Jones-Katz on Lynn Hunt, “Writing History in the Global Era”

Over at the blog for the Society for U.S. Intellectual History (S-USIH), Gregory Jones-Katz, a PhD Candidate at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, chimes in with a helpful review of Lynn Hunt’s recent book Writing History in the Global Era. In the review – the first of two parts – Jones-Katz registers Hunt’s skepticism towards the spread…

Lecturer Position in Imperial or Global History (University of Exeter)

Our colleagues at the University of Exeter – incidentally home to an excellent blog on imperial and global history – have recently announced a search for a full-time, permanent position as a Lecturer in Imperial or Global History. According to the job advertisement, The successful applicant will hold a PhD (or will have submitted and be awaiting…

Assistant Professor Position in Global History, University of Warwick

The University of Warwick (located in Coventry, England) has announced a search for a three-year Assistant Professor position with a specialization in Global History. “The Department,” reads the advertisement, seeks to appoint an Assistant Professor in Global History for the period 1st September 2015 to 31st July 2018. You will conduct research and teaching in…